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US military declares five missing Marines dead after Japan crash

US military declares five missing Marines dead after Japan crash

The US military said Tuesday it had pronounced five missing Marines dead and was ending search operations nearly a week after two US military aircraft crashed off Japan.

Two killed as Hong Kong schoolbus mounts pavement, trapping passers-by

Two killed as Hong Kong schoolbus mounts pavement, trapping passers-by

Two people were killed when a schoolbus mounted a pavement in a crowded Hong Kong neighbourhood on Monday, trapping passers-by underneath and injuring 13, police said.

Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub: firefighters

Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub: firefighters

Six people died in a stampede at a nightclub near Ancona in central Italy after panic erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning, firefighters said.

Blast kills 22 near China factory in Olympic city

Blast kills 22 near China factory in Olympic city

An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 others injured on Wednesday in a northern China city that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, authorities said.

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal flight, Indonesia says

A Lion Air jet that crashed last month should have been grounded over a recurrent technical problem and never permitted to make the fatal flight, Indonesian authorities said ...

Seven dead in China as car drives onto sidewalk

Seven dead in China as car drives onto sidewalk

A car drove onto a sidewalk in southwest China on Tuesday, killing seven people and injuring another four, police said, days after another driver deliberately rammed into schoolchildren in the country's northeast.

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks

Twenty-two people have died and more than 60 are feared drowned after a pleasure boat sank on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police said Sunday.

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

At least 28 people, many of them children, drowned Saturday after their bus plunged into a canal in India, police said, in the latest tragedy on the world's deadliest roads.

Five dead, 19 hurt as car rams into children in China

Five dead, 19 hurt as car rams into children in China

A car rammed into a group of children crossing a street in front of an elementary school in northeast China on Thursday, killing five children and injuring 19 others, state media said.

Teen driver in hours-long surgery after Macau GP horror crash

Teen driver in hours-long surgery after Macau GP horror crash

A 17-year-old female driver spent at least seven hours in surgery Monday after fracturing her spine in a horrifying crash at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix.

Teen driver fractures spine in Macau GP horror crash

Teen driver fractures spine in Macau GP horror crash

A 17-year-old female teenage driver suffered a fractured spine when her car flew off the track in a horrifying crash at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix on Sunday.

Indonesia calls off the search for Lion Air crash victims

Indonesia calls off the search for Lion Air crash victims

Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board.